NRF Research

NRF produces research throughout the year responding to trends, consumer sentiment and economic forces.
2019 Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey

Every year, Mercer and NRF team up to collect data from hundreds of retailers and millions of employees to provide insights into compensation, turnover, incentive structures, benefits packages, demographics and more.

Retailers use the data to view compensation trends and evaluate their benefits compared with competitors.

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Consumer View
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NRF’s Consumer View is a quarterly look at what shapes retail.
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Holiday and Seasonal Trends
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NRF conducts consumers surveys to see how Americans will spend and celebrate throughout the year.
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The coming AI revolution in retail and consumer products
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How companies are thinking about implementing intelligent automation in their businesses.
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All NRF Original Research

Survey data and retailer insights to inspire company-wide conversations about marketing, operations, fulfillment and other holiday plans.
Overall retail jobs picked up in June and job openings rose by 72,000, the most significant monthly gain in 18 months.
The second in a three-part global study on Generation Z explores in depth how brands can build strong relationships with this group of burgeoning consumers.
U.S. consumer spending: economic activity is expected to continue to grow and will probably oscillate around a trend of about 2 percent.
Now in its 26th year, NRSS is a nationwide annual study of key benchmarks for retail loss prevention.
Increasing cost of consumer products and more reasons why BAT is BAD for retail, consumers and the economy.
An introduction to the impact the Internet of Things will have on retail processes through a curated set of example use-cases and scenarios.
Strong consumer spending propelled the U.S. economy in the fourth quarter of 2016. This year, the economy appears to be off to a slow start.
U.S. consumer spending: The housing sector was a bright spot in the first quarter as residential investment soared 13.7 percent.
U.S. consumer spending: The prospects for economic growth are positive.